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Federal Criminal Defense Blog

Federal Criminal Defense Blog

Covers federal criminal law topics such as identity theft, capital punishment, drug enforcement, environmental crimes, immigration, and military law. By Tom Withers.

http://www.federalcriminaldefenseblog.com/
Rank this Week: 37

Georgia Bankruptcy Blog

Georgia Bankruptcy Blog

Resource for Georgia Bankruptcy cases and updates. By Scott B. Riddle.

http://www.georgiabankruptcyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 87

Georgia Legal Report

Georgia Legal Report

Covers injury and accident news and medical malpractice case updates. By The Murray Law Firm.

http://www.georgialegalreport.com/
Rank this Week: 135

The Law Offices of Michael Lawson…

The Law Offices of Michael Lawson Neff, P.C. Blog

Covers personal injury law affecting Georgia residents.

http://www.mlnlawblog.com/
  • Nov 23

    Fall Prevention Intervention Reduces Falls in Hospital

    Fall Prevention Intervention Reduces Falls in Hospital
    A recent study found that a fall prevention intervention could potentially prevent 1 fall every 4 days, 7.5 falls every month, and 90 falls every year in U.S. hospitals.
  • Nov 18

    Increase in Fall Injuries Leads to More Disabilities for Older Individual

    Increase in Fall Injuries Leads to More Disabilities for Older Individual
    Fall injuries and disabilities are likely to increase in coming years as baby boomers move into their senior years. Among older individuals, fall injuries often lead to broken bones, immobility and restricted activity.
  • Nov 16

    Fall Injuries May Be Deadly for Elderly

    Fall Injuries May Be Deadly for Elderly
    Among individuals over the age of 50 who fracture a hip, approximately 25 percent die within the first year after the injury! An additional 60 percent lose their ability to perform day-to-day activities like bathing and cooking.
Rank this Week: 150

All Things Pros

All Things Pros

A patent prosecution blog, with in-depth discussion of decisions by the Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences (BPAI), prosecution strategies, and PTO procedures. By Karen Hazzah.

http://allthingspros.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 23

    Taking allowable subject matter during the appeal proce

    Taking allowable subject matter during the appeal proce
    The Applicant in Ex parte Riley (PTAB 2014) went to appeal in 2012 with all claims rejected. In the Appeal Brief, the Applicant argued each of the three independent claims, as well as dependent claims 3, 4, 10, 15, 16-17, and 20. The Examiner…
  • Jan 21

    PTAB decisions involving failure to specify a limit in a claim

    PTAB decisions involving failure to specify a limit in a claim
    Today's post will consider various non-prior art issues that might arise when a claim fails to include either an upper or lower limit. In some of these cases, I'm not sure the Applicant even realized a range or limit was implicated. Ex parte…
  • Jan 11

    ptab reverse obvious rationale conclusory result

    ptab reverse obvious rationale conclusory result
    Board reverses obviousness when Examiners rationale amounts to results of combination rather than reason for making itAn independent claim on appeal recited: 14. A cooling device for electrodes of a metallurgical furnace, comprising a…
Rank this Week: 155

Atlanta Injury Law & Civil…

Atlanta Injury Law & Civil Litigation Blog

Covers trucking accidents, trucking litigation, trucking rules and trucking technology. By Ken Shigley.

http://www.atlantainjurylawblog.com/
  • Jan 19

    Georgia Jury Verdicts on a Roll in 2015

    Georgia Jury Verdicts on a Roll in 2015
    As past president of the State Bar of Georgia and a seasoned trial lawyer, I’m impressed by the recent string of jury verdicts in Georgia, two of which exceed $70 million. Several of these were won by lawyers who, like me, have attended…
  • Nov 20

    When is the fine print too fine?

    When is the fine print too fine?
    There is an old maxim that, “What big print giveth the fine print taketh away.” In a case involving a used car sale, our Georgia Supreme Court this week said, “not so fast.” To make out a claim at common law for fraud,…
  • Nov 18

    Airbag Defect Leads to Massive Recall

    Airbag Defect Leads to Massive Recall
    At least once a month for years, we have gotten calls from someone complaining about malfunction of an airbag in a motor vehicle collision. Usually it is a matter of an airbag not deploying in a situation in which it was never designed to…
Rank this Week: 222

Page Perry LLC Blog

Page Perry LLC Blog

Covers securities broker abuses, early retirement scams, elder abuses, subprime mortages, collateralized debt obligations, and annuities.

http://www.pageperry.com/blog/
  • Jul 16

    CYNK Latest Wall Street Trap?

    CYNK Latest Wall Street Trap?
    Cynk is a social network company that has no revenue, no assets, and no profits. Until last week, it was the hottest stock on Wall Street, according to a Business Insider report by Hunter Walker and Julia La Roche (July 14, 2014).  Its…
  • Jul 14

    Former LPL Broker Jason Parker Leaves Trail Of Complaint

    Former LPL Broker Jason Parker Leaves Trail Of Complaint
    By law, a broker has to recommend suitable investments. To be considered suitable, an investment should align with the client’s investment objectives. Dumping all client funds into a single foreign stock, despite the client’s low…
  • Jun 13

    Pension Advisers Fall Under Scrutiny

    Pension Advisers Fall Under Scrutiny
    The problem of conflicts of interest for pension advisers attracted Congressional attention, according to a Wall Street Journal article by Dan Fitzpatrick  (June 9, 2014).  U.S. Representative George Miller (D., Calif.) has written…
Rank this Week: 235

Pate Law Firm Blog

Pate Law Firm Blog

Covers criminal defense, civil litigation and whistleblowers.

http://www.pagepate.com/our-blog/
  • Jan 10

    Our Firm Wins Appeal in Case Involving Unlawful Search of Cellphone

    Our Firm Wins Appeal in Case Involving Unlawful Search of Cellphone
    The post Our Firm Wins Appeal in Case Involving Unlawful Search of Cellphone appeared first on .
  • Jan 10

    Boston Bombing Trial Moves Forward

    Boston Bombing Trial Moves Forward
    Should Boston bomber Tsarnaev get the death penalty? The post Boston Bombing Trial Moves Forward appeared first on .
  • Dec 16

    Our firm wins appeal in sexual exploitation case

    Our firm wins appeal in sexual exploitation case
    Today, the Georgia Court of Appeals issued a decision in one of our cases that will result in sexual exploitation charges being dismissed against our client. Our client was pulled… read more → The post Our firm wins appeal in…
Rank this Week: 369

Georgia Injury Attorney Blog

Georgia Injury Attorney Blog

Covers medical malpractice, traumatic brain injury, and other personal injury topics. By Ragland & Jones, LLP.

http://www.georgiainjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Jan 7

    Malnutrition in the Elderly

    Malnutrition in the Elderly
    Malnutrition is a widespread problem in most long-term care facilities. A 2013 study using the Mini Nutritional Assessment found that 60.2% of nursing home residents studied were categorized as malnourished. Another study found that 71% of…
  • Nov 24

    Pressure Sore

    Pressure Sore
    Pressure sores, also known as decubitus ulcers or even more commonly as bedsores, develop when continuous pressure to certain areas of the body begins to breakdown the skin because of decreased mobility. Pressure sores develop most commonly…
  • Oct 14

    Overuse of Psychotropic Medications in the Elderly

    Overuse of Psychotropic Medications in the Elderly
    The excessive use of psychotropic medications among the elderly has been an ongoing battle as nursing homes become more prevalent. With the passing of the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (OBRA) of 1987, the federal government attempted to…
Rank this Week: 512

A Georgia Lawyer

A Georgia Lawyer

Forms, news, musings and commentary from a lawyer working for consumers and injured people.

http://ageorgialawyer.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 23

    Plaintiff must product 1200+ photographs from FB- Nucci v. Target and what it mean

    Plaintiff must product 1200+ photographs from FB- Nucci v. Target and what it mean
    In Nucci v. Target,  a Florida appellate court ordered a plaintiff to produce photographs from her personal Facebook page.  In this personal injury action, in which the plaintiff claims to have fallen at defendant’s…
  • Dec 19

    Caramel Apples Recall (Listeria)

    Caramel Apples Recall (Listeria)
    U.S. and state health officials are investigating a Listeria outbreak linked to caramel apples that has killed at least four people and sickened 28 others in 10 states.Consumers should not eat any commercially produced, prepackaged…
  • Nov 19

    Solgar Inc. Recalls Dietary Supplement

    Solgar Inc. Recalls Dietary Supplement
    The product, ABC Dophilus Powder, was found to contain the fungus rhizopus oryzae, which is linked to the infection mucormycosis. The federal Centers for Disease Control tested the powder after the October death of a preterm infant who had…
Rank this Week: 828

Employment & Labor Insider

Employment & Labor Insider

Discusses timely issues in labor and employment law and human resources from management's perspective, with subjects ranging from discrimination to employee handbooks and religious accommodations. By Constangy, Brooks & Smith, LLP.

http://www.employmentandlaborinsider.com/
  • Jan 23

    Another employer pays for “Sorry, I can’t go”

    Another employer pays for “Sorry, I can’t go”
    Last October, I posted about a consent decree entered into between Wal-Mart and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, in which Wal-Mart agreed to pay $72,500 to candidate for a store job in Maryland whose offer was withdrawn because…
  • Jan 23

    Two big sexual harassment cases: where the employers went wrong

    Two big sexual harassment cases: where the employers went wrong
    As an employer, what can you do to protect yourself when one employee claims severe sexual harassment and the other party denies it or claims it was all consensual? The Marchuk v. Faruqi & Faruqi trial (daily updates here) is far from…
  • Jan 19

    Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Jan. 15, 1929-April 4, 1968

    Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Jan. 15, 1929-April 4, 1968
    “I Have a Dream,” in its entirety. This is about 17 minutes long, but it’s well worth the time if you haven’t heard it in a while, or if you have never heard it as it was actually delivered in 1963. Thank you, Dr.…
Rank this Week: 679

Law Space Match Blog

Law Space Match Blog

Provides information for lawyers on space sharing arrangements.

http://blog.lawspacematch.com/
  • Jan 14

    Commercial Real Estate Recovery Boosted in Atlanta

    Commercial Real Estate Recovery Boosted in Atlanta
    According to Douglas Sams, Commercial Real Estate Editor of the Atlanta Business Chronicle, referencing commercial real estate brokerage Jones Lang LaSalle, says Atlanta's economy is rebounding! According to Sams, the region's second-largest…
  • Jan 8

    LawSpaceMatch: A Sponsor for the Run for Justice

    LawSpaceMatch: A Sponsor for the Run for Justice
    As a sponsor for Run for Justice facilitated by Atlanta Legal Aid Society, LawSpaceMatch was a part of the 1,200 participants raising $25,000 for the general operating fund of the Atlanta Legal Aid Society. The run was on November 10, 2012,…
  • May 1

    Creative Attorney Space Sharing Arrangement

    Creative Attorney Space Sharing Arrangement
    With the road paved for sharing office space, attorneys seek options for finding suitable space with great amenities and a place for exchanging expertise with other like-minded professionals.
Rank this Week: 719

The Legal Herald

The Legal Herald

Covers injury and accident law. By The Murray Law Firm.

http://www.legal-herald.com/
  • Jan 23

    Kevin Stenson Struck, Killed in Stokesdale Pedestrian Accident

    Kevin Stenson Struck, Killed in Stokesdale Pedestrian Accident
    Local News 50-year-old Kevin Stenson was reportedly struck and killed by a car on NC 68 in Stokesdale Tuesday, January 20, 2015. According to the Winston-Salem Journal, Mr. Stenson was walking home from a store when he was struck by…
  • Jan 15

    Glen Haven Health and Rehabilitation Under Scrutiny Following Assault of 93-Year-Old Resident

    Glen Haven Health and Rehabilitation Under Scrutiny Following Assault of 93-Year-Old Resident
    Local News A former employee of the Glen Haven Health and Rehabilitation nursing home in Northport was reportedly arrested last Thursday in connection with the alleged abuse of a 93-year-old resident of the facility. According to AL…
  • Jan 13

    Venisha Stanford Struck, Killed by Cleveland Driver; Distraction, Speed in Question

    Venisha Stanford Struck, Killed by Cleveland Driver; Distraction, Speed in Question
    Local News 66-year-old Venisha Stanford was reportedly struck and killed while crossing 25th Street in Cleveland Tuesday morning, January 6, 2015. According to The Chattanoogan, Ms. Stanford was returning to the Economy Inn from…
Rank this Week: 864

Whistleblower Lawyer Blawg

Whistleblower Lawyer Blawg

Covers Georgia car accidents and personal injury law. By the Wallace Law Firm, L.L.C.

http://www.whistleblowerlawyerblawg.com/
  • Jan 14

    68.5 Million Reasons Why West Virginia Should Have Enacted a False Claims Act

    68.5 Million Reasons Why West Virginia Should Have Enacted a False Claims Act
    Last summer a heavy lobby from business groups halted a bill that would have created a False Claims Act in West Virginia. Critics claimed the Act would "encourage 'sue-and-settle' litigation that benefitted only plaintiff's lawyers and the…
  • Nov 20

    Whistleblower of the Year Stands Up to Fraud at Florida Hospital

    Whistleblower of the Year Stands Up to Fraud at Florida Hospital
    This past fall I was honored to sit at the same table as Elin Baklid-Kunz, as she received the Whistleblower of the Year Award. Each year the Taxpayers Against Fraud Education Fund holds an awards banquet, and recognizes a man or woman who…
  • Oct 10

    Like I Said Yesterday! Settlement Today Shows Government Serious About Stopping "Failure of Care"

    Like I Said Yesterday! Settlement Today Shows Government Serious About Stopping "Failure of Care"
    I'm not crowing. Much! Just yesterday on this blog I wrote about the Top 4 Surprises About 2014's False Claims Act Cases, and I said I thought we were seeing a surprising new trend. It seemed to me that the Government was taking a lot of…
Rank this Week: 1155

Attorney Client Match Blog

Attorney Client Match Blog

Covers personal injury, workers compensation and medical malpractice news. By Robert N. Katz.

http://blog.attorneyclientmatch.com/
  • Dec 22

    Drive Safely This Winter With Holiday Travel Tip

    Drive Safely This Winter With Holiday Travel Tip
    Whether or not you'll be home for Christmas, the holiday season is always a busy travel time. This year is slated to be even busier than usual. Due to the improving economy and the low price of gas, AAA predicts that 2014 will have the…
  • Dec 16

    Takata Airbag Recalls Continue to Expand

    Takata Airbag Recalls Continue to Expand
    For months now, the Takata airbag recall has been making headlines. So far, the faulty airbags have been responsible for five deaths and hundreds of injuries around the world. Currently over 20 million vehicles have been recalled worldwide,…
  • Nov 7

    2016 Trial Date Set for Deadly GM Defects: Faulty Ignition Switch the Culprit in Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Suit

    2016 Trial Date Set for Deadly GM Defects: Faulty Ignition Switch the Culprit in Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Suit
    Some would say this has been a hard year for auto giant General Motors. Times have been even more difficult, however, for those consumers directly affected by the series of safety issues that have plagued the company, caused car accidents and…
Rank this Week: 1132

Health Care Law Blog

Health Care Law Blog

Comments on health care law. By Kevin S. Little P.C.

http://www.healthcarelaw-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 1730

Atlanta Injury Lawyers Blog

Atlanta Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers Atlanta auto accidents, medical malpractice and premises liability issues. By Robert J. Fleming, PC.

http://www.atlantainjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Jan 23

    Atlanta Facial Nerve Pain Misdiagnosi

    Atlanta Facial Nerve Pain Misdiagnosi
    As 2014 closes and we start a new year, I want to write about a common misdiagnosis for those who have suffered a dental nerve injury from malpractice. Bell's Palsy is often the diagnosis given to patients who have suffered an injury to one…
  • Jan 5

    Top Root Canal Overfill Risks Which Cause Nerve Injury

    Top Root Canal Overfill Risks Which Cause Nerve Injury
    The risks of toxic materials used during root canal therapy causing permanent dental nerve damage are many. However, some of the most common are: (1) inadequate imaging of the proximity of both borders of the inferior alveolar nerve canal. In…
  • Jan 4

    Dental Implant Inventor Die

    Dental Implant Inventor Die
    The inventor of the modern day dental implant, Dr. Per-Ingvar Branemark has died. He was a true pioneer in dentistry, even though he was not a dentist. Perhaps the biggest advance that Dr. Branemark contributed was his discovery and…
Rank this Week: 1356

Georgia Construction, Bond & Lien…

Georgia Construction, Bond & Lien Law Blog

Covers Georgia state law and information related to pending and recent changes to law affecting construction professionals. By Cobb Law Group.

http://cobblawgroup.net/blog
  • Jan 23

    Cobb to Present Live Webinar on How to Create Better Construction Contracts for Free

    Cobb to Present Live Webinar on How to Create Better Construction Contracts for Free
    Clear your schedule and mark your calendars, Georgia Construction Contract Attorney, Mark Cobb, will be leading a Webinar on Better Customer Contracts: 15Free Things You Can Do To Create Better Sales Contracts. When:  Wednesday, January…
  • Jan 22

    Cobb on Atlanta Legal Experts Radio Show

    Cobb on Atlanta Legal Experts Radio Show
    by Mark A. Cobb Earlier this week, I had a wonderful experience: I was invited to be interviewed on the Atlanta Legal Experts radio show to discuss Georgia Construction Law. It was quite an honor to be asked to appear on this show as Atlanta…
  • Jan 8

    Cobb Interviewed in Expert Serie

    Cobb Interviewed in Expert Serie
    Our firm’s founding partner, Mark Cobb, was recently chosen to the be the inaugural interview for a new series called the Construction Expert Interview Series. Mark was chosen to participate because of his leadership in Georgia…
Rank this Week: 1246

Georgia Virtual Law Firm Blog

Georgia Virtual Law Firm Blog

By Cobb Law Group.

http://online.cobblawgroup.net/blog/
  • Jan 23

    Cobb to Present Live Webinar on How to Create Better Construction Contracts for Free

    Cobb to Present Live Webinar on How to Create Better Construction Contracts for Free
    Clear your schedule and mark your calendars, Georgia Construction Contract Attorney, Mark Cobb, will be leading a Webinar on Better Customer Contracts: 15Free Things You Can Do To Create Better Sales Contracts. When:  Wednesday, January…
  • Jan 22

    Cobb on Atlanta Legal Experts Radio Show

    Cobb on Atlanta Legal Experts Radio Show
    by Mark A. Cobb Earlier this week, I had a wonderful experience: I was invited to be interviewed on the Atlanta Legal Experts radio show to discuss Georgia Construction Law. It was quite an honor to be asked to appear on this show as Atlanta…
  • Jan 8

    Cobb Interviewed in Expert Serie

    Cobb Interviewed in Expert Serie
    Our firm’s founding partner, Mark Cobb, was recently chosen to the be the inaugural interview for a new series called the Construction Expert Interview Series. Mark was chosen to participate because of his leadership in Georgia…
Rank this Week: 1561

Georgia Injury Lawyer Blog

Georgia Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Georgia personal injury law regarding auto accidents, truck accidents, and nursing home abuse. By Suthers Law Firm.

http://www.georgiainjurylawyer-blog.com/
  • Jan 22

    Workplace Injuries and Third-Party Claim

    Workplace Injuries and Third-Party Claim
    The Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety has issued its 2014 report, ranking the top causes of serious, workplace injuries. The report is based upon workers' compensation claims data from year 2012 and data from the Bureau of Labor…
  • Jan 12

    Nursing Homes Misrepresent Staffing Level

    Nursing Homes Misrepresent Staffing Level
    A series of reports were published recently, substantiating low levels of care at nursing homes across the United States. An investigation was conducted by the Center for Public Integrity in an effort to quantify the level of care at nursing…
  • Dec 31

    NPR Report Shows No Real Consequences for Nursing Homes Overdosing Patient

    NPR Report Shows No Real Consequences for Nursing Homes Overdosing Patient
    Data shows that in more than one in five nursing homes in the United States, antipsychotics are administered to a significant percentage of residents, despite the fact that they do not have psychosis or related condition that warrants their…
Rank this Week: 1278

The Blackacre Times

The Blackacre Times

Features research tips, pop culture, and legal news. By the Georgia State University Law Library.

http://theblackacretimes.com/
  • Jan 22

    Magna Carta is 800 years old

    Magna Carta is 800 years old
    The year 2015 marks the 800th Anniversary of the signing of the Magna Carta by King John. The Magna Carta, or the Great Charter of Liberty, is widely viewed as the foundation for individual liberties and the rule of law. The history of the…
  • Jan 20

    Origins of the Martin L. King, Jr. Federal Holiday

    Origins of the Martin L. King, Jr. Federal Holiday
    By Darius Wood Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday is one of the ten federal holidays, and only one of two federal holidays that is for an individual – Washington’s Birthday is the other. “President Ronald Reagan signed…
  • Jan 16

    Interview Season is Upon Us, or Not All Those Who Wander Are Lost

    Interview Season is Upon Us, or Not All Those Who Wander Are Lost
    by Murtaza Khwaja The Judicial Clerkship Job Fair and the Public Sector Job Fair are both coming up in the next few weeks, and 1Ls are finally able to join the rest of us in applying for upcoming jobs, internships, and/or other positions.…
Rank this Week: 1713

Atlanta Injury Attorneys Blog

Atlanta Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers wrongful death, insurance, and accidents. By Scholle Law.

http://www.atlantainjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Jan 21

    Spinal Cord Injuries: Challenge and Hope

    Spinal Cord Injuries: Challenge and Hope
    As lawyers, we help our clients with some of the most difficult challenges of their lives. One of those is severe spinal injury. After a serious accident, whether a spinal injury results from a dive into a swimming pool with insufficient…
  • Jan 6

    A New Year Miracle After Tragedy

    A New Year Miracle After Tragedy
    As 2015 begins we want to wish all of our readers a very happy and healthy new year. We are grateful for the opportunity to share our perspective on the law and our community. Whether we are sharing perspectives on national or Georgia law or…
  • Dec 16

    Lack of Security Cameras in Decatur Murder Raises Question

    Lack of Security Cameras in Decatur Murder Raises Question
    In my last post, I shared several concerns about the recent murder of Karen Pearce near a Decatur parking garage. I raised the question about whether the crime could have been avoided or solved sooner had there been surveillance cameras. As…
Rank this Week: 1516

Overtime Lawyer Blog

Overtime Lawyer Blog

Covers minimum wage and tip credit in Georgia. By The Buckley Law Firm, LLC

http://www.overtimelawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 18

    Time Spent After Hours On Smart Phone May Entitle You To Overtime Compensation

    Time Spent After Hours On Smart Phone May Entitle You To Overtime Compensation
    With the proliferation of smart phones, it is easier than ever to communicate. An employer may send a quick text or email after work hours, and expect a response. However, the ease of communication may lead to potential Fair Labor Standards…
  • Jan 10

    Are You Entitled To Overtime Pay?

    Are You Entitled To Overtime Pay?
    With the new year upon, reforms to the Fair Labor Standard Act (FLSA) are expected. Last March President Obama signed a memo directing the Department of Labor to address certain provisions of the federal law. One of these provisions…
  • Dec 31

    What Duties Are Intergral and Indispensable?

    What Duties Are Intergral and Indispensable?
    The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) applies to most workers in the United States and provides that employees are entitled to earn at least minimum wage, and non-exempt employees must be paid overtime compensation at a rate of one and one half…
Rank this Week: 1414

Atlanta Employment Lawyer Blog

Atlanta Employment Lawyer Blog

Covers employment discrimination, sexual harassment and employer retaliation. By The Buckley Law Firm, LLC

http://www.atlantaemploymentlawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 18

    Should Employers Provide Pregnant Workers Reasonable Accommodations?

    Should Employers Provide Pregnant Workers Reasonable Accommodations?
    A North Carolina has filed a pregnancy discrimination case after her boss failed to hive her shifts following a request for lighter duties. According to the complaint, the 27-year-old certified nursing assistant was instructed by her doctor…
  • Jan 10

    What Is A Protected Class Under Title VII?

    What Is A Protected Class Under Title VII?
    The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the Justice Department, and many courts across the country have stated that it’s illegal to discriminate against employees for being transgender. In fact, just recently Attorney…
  • Dec 31

    Employee Fired for Caring for Disabled Parent Successfully Brings ADA claim

    Employee Fired for Caring for Disabled Parent Successfully Brings ADA claim
    A recent disability discrimination case evaluated whether an employer can lawfully fire an employee for being too distracted from his job duties while caring for his father. The court determined that it could not, and that the employee could…
Rank this Week: 1444

Atlanta Injury Attorneys Blog

Atlanta Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers Georgia car accident and medical malpractice news. By Sammons & Carpenter, P.C.

http://www.atlantainjuryattorneys-blog.com/
  • Jan 16

    Atlanta Injuries Can Occur Due to Exercise Issue

    Atlanta Injuries Can Occur Due to Exercise Issue
    Most people make New Year’s resolutions around this time of year as they look forward to what they hope will be a great future. One of the most common resolutions that people make is to start exercising or to be better about their…
  • Jan 2

    Diagnosing Atlanta Brain Injury Patients Could Soon Be Easier

    Diagnosing Atlanta Brain Injury Patients Could Soon Be Easier
    Brain injuries are invasive injuries that can be devastating. Unfortunately, diagnosing brain injuries can be difficult. It can also be challenging to track the improvements that patients are making when they undergo treatment for brain…
  • Dec 19

    Overmedication in Nursing Homes is a Deadly Form of Abuse

    Overmedication in Nursing Homes is a Deadly Form of Abuse
    Nursing home abuse takes many different forms, but one of the most dangerous types of abuse involves the overmedication of patients.  Patients with dementia are particularly vulnerable to this type of abuse, although it could happen to…
Rank this Week: 1279

Atlanta Injury Lawyer Blog

Atlanta Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law issues and topics, including medical malpractice, product liability, and discrimination and employment law. By the Law Offices of Robin Frazer Clark.

http://www.atlantainjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 15

    The Unintended Consequences of Apportionment: Part I

    The Unintended Consequences of Apportionment: Part I
      What is apportionment?  How does it affect my case?  What does it mean?  Can I ever get justice in my case with it? These are typical questions I often get from my clients in personal injury cases.  The issue of…
  • Jan 5

    Jury Duty: The Heart of American Government

    Jury Duty: The Heart of American Government
      I recently had jury duty in DeKalb County, Georgia, where I have been a resident for 15 years. In 15 years, I have received a summons for jury duty two times.  I have never served on an actual trial jury.  This is the ironic…
  • Dec 3

    Can a Victim of Medical Malpractice Get Justice in Georgia?

    Can a Victim of Medical Malpractice Get Justice in Georgia?
    I have been thinking a lot about “justice” lately.  I have just finished a week long medical malpractice trial in DeKalb County in which I did not think justice was served for the family who lost their loved one (more on that…
Rank this Week: 1645

Invisible Man

Invisible Man

Covers criminal law and civil rights issues in Georgia. By Albert Wan.

http://georgiadefenderblog.com
  • Jan 12

    In Front of Your Nose

    In Front of Your Nose
    In 1946 George Orwell wrote a piece called In Front of Your Nose in which he famously said that “[t]o see what is in front of one’s nose needs a constant struggle.”  This is so, Orwell thought, because people have…
  • Jan 6

    Rasheed: Divided Fifth Circuit Panel Finds Counsel Ineffective Under Padilla But No Harm

    Rasheed: Divided Fifth Circuit Panel Finds Counsel Ineffective Under Padilla But No Harm
    Now that the Supreme Court has decided that Padilla cannot be applied retroactively, the lower courts are, as expected, trying to figure out what set of circumstances merits relief under Padilla — that is, when does a foreign national…
  • Oct 29

    The Other Side of the Wind

    The Other Side of the Wind
    The following is a “reluctantly dissenting” opinion written by a federal appellate judge in a case  that concerned the voluntariness of incriminating statements made by a 19-year old to detectives in an interrogation room.…
Rank this Week: 1520

Entertainment Attorney Blog

Entertainment Attorney Blog

Covers entertainment and intellectual property law. By Mark A. Baker Law, LLC.

http://www.entertainmentattorneyblog.com/
  • Jan 6

    How To Write Fiction About Real People and Avoid Libel

    How To Write Fiction About Real People and Avoid Libel
    As a writer, the story you choose to tell – and how you choose to tell it – is solely your province. It’s one of the reasons you write. While it’s a rare occurrence in the world of fiction, if your story includes real,…
  • Jan 2

    Good News For Flying Musicians – You May Stow Your Instrument Aboard

    Good News For Flying Musicians – You May Stow Your Instrument Aboard
    If you play an instrument and have ever tried to fly commercial with it, you know what a nightmare it can be, as I was recently reminded when traveling to perform with Cousin Billy. Everyone from the check-in agent, to the gate agent, flight…
  • Nov 19

    Detroit Bankruptcy Plan Approved and It’s Interesting How the Sausage Was Made

    Detroit Bankruptcy Plan Approved and It’s Interesting How the Sausage Was Made
    When anyone – including a great city like Detroit – “successfully” emerges from bankruptcy, no one is usually happy how it turned out. This is clearly the case with the city of Detroit’s Chapter 9 municipal…
Rank this Week: 1531

Atlanta Bankruptcy Blog

Atlanta Bankruptcy Blog

Covers Georgia bankruptcy. By Jonathan Ginsberg.

http://www.thebklawyer.com/thebkblog
  • Jan 2

    Statutes of Limitation in Georgia: Credit Card Debt

    Statutes of Limitation in Georgia: Credit Card Debt
    In Georgia, the statute of limitations for filing a lawsuit to collect credit card debt is 6 years. This means that if your account is inactive for six years, you have a winning defense to any credit card collection lawsuit. The clock on this…
  • Nov 10

    How Soon After Bankruptcy Will You Qualify for a Mortgage?

    How Soon After Bankruptcy Will You Qualify for a Mortgage?
    One of the most difficult decisions for a bankruptcy filer involves surrendering a home. Nobody wants to take this step, but sometimes there is just no choice. Home ownership involves not only a mortgage payment, but it also includes repair…
  • Oct 9

    Free Budgeting Resources to Help You Recover from Bankruptcy

    Free Budgeting Resources to Help You Recover from Bankruptcy
    One of the issues that many of my bankruptcy clients have in common has to do with lack of budgeting. Most of us have a general idea about our income and expenses but very few people sit down and write out a formal budget. When preparing a…
Rank this Week: 1936

Georgia Insurance Defense Lawyer…

Georgia Insurance Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers employer liability, food liability, insurance bad faith, CGL policy, and medical malpractice topics. By Levy & Pruett.

http://www.georgiainsurancedefenselawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 1383

Georgia DUI Cases of Note

Georgia DUI Cases of Note

Covers decisions and opinions by The Georgia Supreme Court, Georgia Court of Appeals, and The Supreme Court of the United States regarding DUI law, Search and Seizure, and arrest procedures. By George C. Creal Jr.

http://www.georgecreal.com/BlogRetrieve.aspx?BlogID=6412
  • Dec 17

    Ignorantia legis neminem excusat - except for the Police

    Ignorantia legis neminem excusat - except for the Police
    Nicholas B. Heien v. North Carolina, No. 13-604, Supreme Court of the United States (December 14, 2014).  The U.S. Supreme Court held that a reasonable mistake of law by police in the required number of working tail lights on an…
  • Nov 27

    State v Padgett - Police requested DUI blood test must go to crime lab

    State v Padgett - Police requested DUI blood test must go to crime lab
    State v. Padgett, A14A1002, November 18, 2014. James Padgett was involved in a motorcycle wreck. Police responding to the accident tested Padgett's breath with a portable breath test and read Padgett implied consent rights for a DUI blood…
  • Nov 18

    Smith v State - DUI Field Evaluations are always admissible

    Smith v State - DUI Field Evaluations are always admissible
    State v. Smith, A14A1127, November 14, 2014. James Smith was charged with DUI less safe and failure to maintain lane. Following a hearing, the trial court suppressed two of the field evaluations performed by the Officer because they were not…
Rank this Week: 1304

Georgia on Two Wheels

Georgia on Two Wheels

Covers Georgia motorcycle and helmet laws. By Scholle Law.

http://www.atlantamotorcycleaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Dec 6

    Savannah Band Member in Fatal Bike Crash

    Savannah Band Member in Fatal Bike Crash
    Last month, one of the musicians for a popular heavy metal band lost his life on his bike. Our sympathies go out to his family and friends. Although reports do not provide a great deal of detail on the passing of the Black Tusk bass player…
  • Oct 31

    When Guardrails Turn Dangerou

    When Guardrails Turn Dangerou
    Georgia on Two Wheels has posted in the past about the dangers of guardrails to motorcycle riders, and to vehicles in general, during a collision. Just this past week, a couple riding their bike in California rounded a curve, hit a guardrail…
  • Sep 19

    A Cell Phone, a Red Light and the End of a Biker's Life

    A Cell Phone, a Red Light and the End of a Biker's Life
    The danger of intersections for bikers was brought home again this week as a Paulding County man was killed on his bike. The 55-year-old beloved grandfather was on his way to a bike rally. His life was cut short when another vehicle failed to…
Rank this Week: 1905

Atlanta Personal Injury Lawyer…

Atlanta Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers car collisions and Georgia personal injury law. By the Law Offices of Kevin C. Ford.

http://www.atlantapersonalinjurylawyer-blog.com/
  • Nov 29

    Experience and Age Matter: The Case Against Teenage Driving

    Experience and Age Matter: The Case Against Teenage Driving
    I grew up watching Disney on the television channel at 6 pm in the 1970s. It was always a treat and Walt Disney World seemed like a magical place that was a world away from Wisconsin. And it was. Located in Bay Lake, Florida, near Orlando,…
  • Aug 20

    Throwing Sticks and Stones can be a Felony in Georgia

    Throwing Sticks and Stones can be a Felony in Georgia
    A former client of mine was operating his work vehicle in a safe and prudent manner in the early morning on August 19, 2014 in a southerly direction on Interstate 985 when all of a sudden he felt like a bomb had exploded both above and in his…
  • Jun 24

    BICYCLIST TARGETED BY DRIVER

    BICYCLIST TARGETED BY DRIVER
    Have you ever seen road rage occur while are you driving on the roads of Georgia? It is not uncommon in Atlanta and is usually demonstrated by creative finger gestures, motorists following another bumper to bumper for an extended period of…
Rank this Week: 1692

Atlanta Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Atlanta Bankruptcy Lawyer Blog

Covers Bankruptcy Law news, chapter 7 and chapter 13. Published By The Law Offices of Betty Nguyen Davis, LLC

http://www.atlantabankruptcylawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 21

    Takata Air Bag Recall Alert

    Takata Air Bag Recall Alert
    Yesterday, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration recalled millions of Takata air bags placed in vehicles manufactured by Toyota, Honda, Nissan, Mazda, BMW, and GM. These air bags are defective and have killed at least three…
  • Sep 27

    How To Stop a Garnishment in Georgia

    How To Stop a Garnishment in Georgia
    When your pay check or bank account is being garnished by a creditor, you have a limited amount of time to stop the garnishment before the money is paid to the creditor. In Georgia, your options for disputing the legality of the garnishment…
  • May 5

    Do I Qualify to File Chapter 7?

    Do I Qualify to File Chapter 7?
    Qualifying for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy in Georgia Assets and income are the two most significant qualifying factors for filing file Chapter 7 in Atlanta, Georgia. A "means test" was devised under the 2005 revision of the bankruptcy code; the…
Rank this Week: 1877

Atlanta Federal Criminal Defense…

Atlanta Federal Criminal Defense Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law news and cases. By Marcia G. Shein.

http://www.federalcriminallawcenter.com/blog/
  • Aug 30

    What to expect in the event you face crimlnal indictment

    What to expect in the event you face crimlnal indictment
    When you are facing criminal charges of any kind, whether at the federal or state level, you are supposed to enjoy a presumption of innocence. That's the ideal. In reality, a person can suffer negative consequences of presumed guilt even...
  • Aug 21

    When police procedures are not followed, tragedy may ensue

    When police procedures are not followed, tragedy may ensue
    Regardless of the organization that an officer represents, there are proper police procedures that must be followed. That is true even in arrests by officers of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency, the FBI or other government agencies.…
  • Aug 15

    Atlanta educators face trial over organized corruption charge

    Atlanta educators face trial over organized corruption charge
    Claims under Georgia’s Racketeering Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act aren’t usually associated with public school educators. Organized criminals, or mobsters as they might be depicted in Hollywood films, might be…
Rank this Week: 1211

Our Thoughts

Our Thoughts

Covers busines law, litigation, risk management and estate planning. By Minor Bell Neal.

http://www.mbnlaw.com/our-thoughts/
  • Aug 22

    How Hard is it to Get a Mortgage?

    How Hard is it to Get a Mortgage?
    Is it really that hard? Yes. And no. And mostly yes again. And maybe it should be. And since January 10 when the CFPB’s Qualified Mortgage rule took effect, it is definitely harder. So yes.  But it is complicated.  See the…
  • Aug 20

    Oops! I Bought the Wrong Property

    Oops! I Bought the Wrong Property
    A Marin County, California, real estate broker was thrilled when he ended up as the winning bidder at a tax sale auction.  The Californian handed over a check for $150,000 to the Tax Commission and later learned that he had purchased a…
  • Nov 22

    Final Closing Disclosure Rule released by CFPB

    Final Closing Disclosure Rule released by CFPB
    Earlier this week, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) published its final rule concerning the creation of Integrated Mortgage Disclosures, which combine the disclosures consumers receive under the Truth-in-Lending Act (TILA)…
Rank this Week: 1556

White Collar Crime in Georgia

White Collar Crime in Georgia

Addresses issues common to fraud, public corruption and other white collar crime cases. By The Goolsby Law Firm, LLC.

http://whitecollarcrimeingeorgia.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 20

    Former T.V. Infomercial King, Kevin Trudeau, Sentenced to Ten Year

    Former T.V. Infomercial King, Kevin Trudeau, Sentenced to Ten Year
    [Photo of Kevin Trudeau from Wikipedia]     Did you hear the news about the sentencing of former television informercial spokesman Kevin Trudeau?  According to published news reports, Trudeau has beensentenced to…
  • Dec 17

    Favorite White Collar Crime Movies and American Hustle

    Favorite White Collar Crime Movies and American Hustle
    [American Hustle Movie Poster From Wikipedia]As a former federal prosecutor and, currently, as an Augusta, Georgia criminal defense lawyer, I love books and movies about courtrooms and crime.What is your favorite movie about white collar…
  • Sep 19

    Former Texas Congressman Tom DeLay Wins Appeal

    Former Texas Congressman Tom DeLay Wins Appeal
    [Tom DeLay's photo from "Dancing With the Stars" from wikipedia]Did you hear the news? According to various news reports, a Texas appellate court has set aside the money laundering conviction of former Texas Congressman Tom DeLay. You may…
Rank this Week: 1588

Georgia Accident & Injury Lawyer

Georgia Accident & Injury Lawyer

Reviews personal injury laws and news in Georgia. By the McClelland Law Firm.

http://www.jacksonlaws.com
  • Sep 14

    Writing Personal Injury Demand Letters to Settle Claims & Case

    Writing Personal Injury Demand Letters to Settle Claims & Case
    Hello, today were going to discuss the topic of writing a successful personal injury demand letters in Georgia to the insurance company after an accident.  This is integral to being a personal injury attorney and in the broader sense,…
  • Aug 24

    Trucking Accident Attorney in Barnesville, Georgia

    Trucking Accident Attorney in Barnesville, Georgia
    There are a great deal of tractor trailers speeding and driving around Barnesville, Georgia.  The truck stop is just down the road.  Getting in an accident with a big semi is like a bowling ball on a pool table.  Things are not…
  • Aug 24

    Trucking Accident Attorney in Barnesville, Georgia

    Trucking Accident Attorney in Barnesville, Georgia
    There are a great deal of trucks driving around Barnesville.  The truck stop is just down the road.  Getting in an accident with a big semi is like a bowling ball on a pool table.  Things are not right.  Trucking cases…
Rank this Week: 1319

Atlanta DUI Lawyer

Atlanta DUI Lawyer

Features text and videos relating to DUI defense, focusing on the Atlanta, GA area. By William C. Head.

http://atlantaduilawyerblog.com
  • Apr 3

    Atlanta DUI Lawyer

    Atlanta DUI Lawyer
    If you have been arrested and charged with drunk driving, it would be wise to contact a dedicated and experienced attorney immediately. The State of Georgia takes a tough stance on driving under the influence. A DUI conviction may…
  • Feb 14

    Atlanta DUI Lawyer

    Atlanta DUI Lawyer
    If you have been arrested and charged with drunk driving, it would be wise to contact a dedicated and experienced Atlanta DUI attorney immediately. The State of Georgia takes a tough stance on driving under the influence. A DUI conviction may…
  • Jan 4

    Atlanta DUI Lawyer

    Atlanta DUI Lawyer
    If you have been arrested and charged with drunk driving, it would be wise to contact a dedicated and experienced Atlanta DUI attorney immediately. The State of Georgia takes a tough stance on driving under the influence. A DUI conviction may…
Rank this Week: 1217

Legal Blog Atlanta

Legal Blog Atlanta

Covers Atlanta legal news. By Larsen + Teusink.

http://legalblogatlanta.com
  • Aug 1

    The Short Sale Series – The Short Sale Credit Score Myth

    The Short Sale Series – The Short Sale Credit Score Myth
    Homeowners answer with a fairly common refrain whenever asked why they are considering going the short sale route.   While it is true that some feel they have a duty to try and honor their agreement with the lender, the … Continue reading…
  • Jul 30

    The Short Sale Series – Is Short Sale a Smart Option in Georgia?

    The Short Sale Series – Is Short Sale a Smart Option in Georgia?
    As Atlanta and the State of Georgia enter the fifth year of the residential mortgage meltdown, one would hope that information about the options available to troubled borrowers would be widely available. Unfortunately, based on the calls…
  • Feb 3

    Business Reporting Expense Update

    Business Reporting Expense Update
    It now appears that businesses will no longer have to adhere to the stringent 1099 reporting requirements under the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Health Care Reform), as noted last week on this blog.  Yesterday, the U.S.…
Rank this Week: 1651

Law Office of Michael West P.C.…

Law Office of Michael West P.C. Blog

Covers Georgia law.

http://lawofficeofmichaelwest.com/blog/
  • Jan 24

    How Long Will it Take for My Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Case to Finish?

    How Long Will it Take for My Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Case to Finish?
    Across the great state of Georgia, many families, businesses, and individuals have been experiencing tough financial times due to the ongoing economic recession.  Our office receives daily calls from Georgians who are interested in…
  • Jan 10

    What is Credit Counseling and Debtor Education?

    What is Credit Counseling and Debtor Education?
    When Georgians file for a Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy application, they must fulfill a requirement called debtor education and they also complete mandatory credit counseling.  The purpose of these two requirements is to help…
  • Jan 10

    My Bankruptcy Attorney is Ignoring Me – What Can I Do?

    My Bankruptcy Attorney is Ignoring Me – What Can I Do?
    In Georgia, many families and small business owners have made an important New Year’s Resolution – to get financially fit in 2015.  If you are carrying a significant debt burden and your income is not keeping pace with your…
Rank this Week: 2731

Georgia Construction, Lien & Bond…

Georgia Construction, Lien & Bond Blog

Covers recent case law, changes in the statutory law, advice and practical tips on construction law including filing materialmen's liens, payment bond claims, Miller Act issues, construction contracting, and public works.

http://cobblawgroup.net/blog/
  • Jan 23

    Cobb to Present Live Webinar on How to Create Better Construction Contracts for Free

    Cobb to Present Live Webinar on How to Create Better Construction Contracts for Free
    Clear your schedule and mark your calendars, Georgia Construction Contract Attorney, Mark Cobb, will be leading a Webinar on Better Customer Contracts: 15Free Things You Can Do To Create Better Sales Contracts. When:  Wednesday, January…
  • Jan 22

    Cobb on Atlanta Legal Experts Radio Show

    Cobb on Atlanta Legal Experts Radio Show
    by Mark A. Cobb Earlier this week, I had a wonderful experience: I was invited to be interviewed on the Atlanta Legal Experts radio show to discuss Georgia Construction Law. It was quite an honor to be asked to appear on this show as Atlanta…
  • Jan 8

    Cobb Interviewed in Expert Serie

    Cobb Interviewed in Expert Serie
    Our firm’s founding partner, Mark Cobb, was recently chosen to the be the inaugural interview for a new series called the Construction Expert Interview Series. Mark was chosen to participate because of his leadership in Georgia…
Rank this Week: 2960

Georgia Construction, Lien & Bond…

Georgia Construction, Lien & Bond Law

By Cobb Law Group.

http://cobblawgroup.net/blog/
  • Jan 23

    Cobb to Present Live Webinar on How to Create Better Construction Contracts for Free

    Cobb to Present Live Webinar on How to Create Better Construction Contracts for Free
    Clear your schedule and mark your calendars, Georgia Construction Contract Attorney, Mark Cobb, will be leading a Webinar on Better Customer Contracts: 15Free Things You Can Do To Create Better Sales Contracts. When:  Wednesday, January…
  • Jan 22

    Cobb on Atlanta Legal Experts Radio Show

    Cobb on Atlanta Legal Experts Radio Show
    by Mark A. Cobb Earlier this week, I had a wonderful experience: I was invited to be interviewed on the Atlanta Legal Experts radio show to discuss Georgia Construction Law. It was quite an honor to be asked to appear on this show as Atlanta…
  • Jan 8

    Cobb Interviewed in Expert Serie

    Cobb Interviewed in Expert Serie
    Our firm’s founding partner, Mark Cobb, was recently chosen to the be the inaugural interview for a new series called the Construction Expert Interview Series. Mark was chosen to participate because of his leadership in Georgia…
Rank this Week: 2461

Marietta Injury Lawyer Blog

Marietta Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Georgia personal injury and wrongful death news. By The Persons Firm, LLC.

http://www.mariettainjurylawyer.com/
  • Jan 23

    Negligence Settlement Leads to Litigation Between Defendant

    Negligence Settlement Leads to Litigation Between Defendant
    When there are multiple defendants in a personal injury lawsuit, those defendants may choose to work together in litigating or settling a claim. But sometimes these joint efforts result in additional litigation. One defendant may settle and…
  • Jan 16

    Federal Judge Says Auto Insurer Can’t Preempt Non-Existent Lawsuit

    Federal Judge Says Auto Insurer Can’t Preempt Non-Existent Lawsuit
    In 1992, the Georgia Supreme Court held an auto insurance company may be liable if it is “guilty of negligence, fraud, or bad faith” in failing to settle a potential claim against a policyholder. The case involved a woman who was…
  • Jan 9

    Federal Judge Says Mother of Injured Child May Sue Mall Manager

    Federal Judge Says Mother of Injured Child May Sue Mall Manager
    A key step in bringing any personal injury lawsuit is deciding what court to file in. While personal injury claims are mostly governed by state law, federal courts have jurisdiction to hear cases where there is “complete…
Rank this Week: 4889

Georgia Injury Lawyer Blawg

Georgia Injury Lawyer Blawg

Covers injury law. By Julie A. Rice, Attorney at Law, & Affiliates.

http://www.georgiainjurylawyerblawg.com/
Rank this Week: 1999